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Central Western Daily   11 March 2018   Australia   Orange  
<p>A dam wall at Newcrest&lsquo;s Cadia Valley Operations which partially collapsed on Friday night causing a spillage is being closely monitored for any further breaches.</p> <p>Work has been been suspended indefinitely at the mine south of Orange following ...
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abc.net.au   13 February 2018   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Queensland's Environment Department has thrown embattled miner New Acland Coal a lifeline, despite its historic loss in the Land Court last year.</p> <p>The court recommended against the coal mine's expansion into agricultural land on Queensland's Darling ...
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abc.net.au   20 December 2017   Australia  
<p>Excavation work on tunnels built as part of the Sydney WestConnex project is almost complete, but motorists will have to wait at least a year to drive the underground route.</p> <p>The 5.5 kilometre twin tunnel, costing $3.8 billion, connects Homebush to ...
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The Daily Telegraph   10 December 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>BIS Oxford Economics today release a report Mining in Australia 2017 to 2032, with results signalling a resurgence in the nation&rsquo;s resource sector &mdash; particularly in the Bowen Basin.</p> <p>The major annual report, which provides comprehensive ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald   29 November 2017   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A 36-year-old National Parks contractor was killed and two of his colleagues seriously injured when a rockslide at a Blue Mountains walking track fell from a 10-metre height on Wednesday.</p><p>The three National Parks and Wildlife Service contractors were ...
MINING.com   18 October 2017   Australia   Melbourn  
<p>The world's number one mining company BHP (NYSE:BHP) reported solid September quarter production across its business units on Tuesday and made no changes to its production and cost guidance for its current financial year to end-June 2018.</p> <p>The Melbourne-based ...
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trenchless-australasia   16 October 2017   Australia   Perth  
<p>Tunnelling on the Forrestfield-Airport link is progressing, hitting milestones with tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace launched and underground, and TBM Sandy to follow soon.</p> <p>The Forrestfield site now houses facilities to support the machines, including ...
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abc.net.au   20 September 2017   Australia   Lithgow / New South Wales  
<p>There is an urgent call from the mining town of Lithgow, west of Sydney, to secure the future of a mine that is the only coal supplier for a key New South Wales power station.</p><p>The future of Springvale Mine in the state's central-west has been in doubt ...
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abc.net.au   11 August 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Four Queensland underground coal mines risk closure after allegedly failing to meet their dust-monitoring obligations, Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has told State Parliament.<br /><br />The mines are Glencore's Oaky North and Oaky No.1 at Tieri, and Anglo's ...
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